The Jobs Monitor is updated daily with the job-creation and job-loss activity of thousands of named
organisations experiencing dynamic change.

The jobs data is gathered from rigorous media monitoring across 200,000 sources; data analysis of
employment moves within organisations that are growing, downsizing or restructuring; and other
relevant research.

– Positive news – Negative news

Date

Organisation

Turnover £m

Employees

Sector Group

What’s Happening
01/12/20 BT Group 22910 105,400 IT and telecommunications Creating 400 Jobs in Doncaster – Investing in office refurbishment
01/12/20 CB Imports Limited 19.16 200 Retailing Acquired Out of Administration – 200 Jobs Saved But 50 Roles Lost – Business Impacted by Covid19
02/12/20 UK Flooring Direct 23 76 Retailing Record Sales Achieved – Plan to Create 100 Jobs – Business Expansion
02/12/20 Clyde & Co 613 3,509 Professional, scientific, technical 50 Jobs at Risk – Business Impacted by Covid19 – Includes Fee Earner & Secretarial Roles
03/12/20 Wizz Air 88.6 192 Transport and storage Creating 40 Jobs in Cardiff – Opening Fourth UK base
03/12/20 Burntisland Fabrications 18.57 1,400 Manufacturing In Administration – Business Decline – More than 500 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy – Rescue Deal Sought
04/12/20 Cera 89.3 5,000 Human and animal health 5,000 New UK Jobs – Doubling Headcount – Turnover Increased To £89.3 million
04/12/20 Lloyd Shoe Company 35.98 243 Retailing Appointed Administrators – 243 Jobs at Risk – Arcadia Supplier
04/12/20 Sartorius 11.73 76 Manufacturing Two New Units in Hampshire – Totaling 58,000 Sq Ft – 90 Jobs Created – UK Expansion Plans
04/12/20 Tate 42 588 Leisure, hospitality, sports Cutting 120 Jobs – £4.8 million Cost-Cutting Drive – Business Impacted by Covid19
07/12/20 Safestyle UK 116 704 Manufacturing New Depot Opened in Nottingham – 70 Jobs Created – 16,000 Sq Ft
07/12/20 Zodiac Contracts Ltd 17.47 122 Construction, land, property Entered Administration – 122 Jobs at Risk
07/12/20 Pilgrim’s Pride 1070 5,884 Manufacturing Created 30 Jobs – Secured Supply Deal with Aldi
07/12/20 Argyll and Bute Council 5,100 Local government Making 38 Redundancies – Cutting from Budget
08/12/20 Govia Thameslink Railway 1400 7,137 Transport and storage Started Recruitment Drive for 160 Jobs – Train Driver Roles – Investing in Services
08/12/20 Zytronic 20.1 186 Manufacturing 67 Jobs Lost – Decline in Sales – Impacted by Pandemic
08/12/20 Ameon Building Services 24.7 205 Construction, land, property Plans to Created 100 New Jobs in Scotland – Secured New Contracts
08/12/20 BAE Systems 18310 79,000 Manufacturing Making 25 Redundancies – Hawk Aircraft Work Cancelled
09/12/20 Airband 1.18 56 IT and telecommunications Plan for Expansion Across UK – 1,000 Jobs Expected – Follows Sale of Majority Stake
09/12/20 Elior 222.96 5,281 Leisure, hospitality, sports Lost South Western Railway Catering Contract – 130 Jobs at Risk
10/12/20 Telent 568.2 2,308 IT and telecommunications Secured CityFibre Contract – Creating 350 Jobs
10/12/20 Rhys Davies & Sons Limited 55.33 358 Transport and storage Entered Administration – 350 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy
11/12/20 TransferWise 302.6 1,881 Banks and financial services Creating 750 Jobs – Expanding London HQ – Follows Turnover Growth Of 70%
10/12/20 Taylor Wimpey 4340 5,883 Construction, land, property Plans to Make 100 Redundancies – Part of Restructuring – Impacted by Pandemic – Cutting £15m in Costs
14/12/20 Anglo American 22510 63,000 Energy, utilities, waste Further Investment Planned in Yorkshire – 60 Jobs Expected – Additional £369 million Spend at Polyhalite Mine
14/12/20 Ashley House 18.47 85 Construction, land, property Entered Administration – 85 Jobs at Risk of Redundancy
15/12/20 WB Power Services 21.92 114 Manufacturing Created 70 Jobs – Opened Nine Depots across UK
15/12/20 Addleshaw Goddard LLP 263.57 1,711 Professional, scientific, technical 19 Jobs Lost – Lawyer Roles Cut Across UK – Restructuring Real Estate Team
16/12/20 PKF Francis Clark 750 Professional, scientific, technical Expansion in Somerset – 5 Key Appointments – Includes New Partner – Creating Graduate Roles
16/12/20 Academies Enterprise Trust 235.47 5,407 Education Staff Restructure in Essex – 18 Redundancies Expected – Creation of New Roles Expected
17/12/20 BAE Systems 18310 79,000 Manufacturing Creating 1,250 Jobs In 2021 – Apprentice & Graduate Roles Across UK Operations
17/12/20 Crown Paints 173.44 400 Manufacturing Plans to make redundancies – Sales roles to be affected – Cutting Costs
18/12/20 E.On 6100 9,400 Energy, utilities, waste Signed 10-year lease on Warehouse – Plans to Create 80 Jobs
21/12/20 Coca-Cola Great Britain 2160 3,406 Manufacturing Global Restructure – Cutting 2,200 Roles Worldwide – 2.6% Of Workforce – Up To 94 UK Jobs May Be Affected
21/12/20 Returnable Packaging Services 34 Manufacturing New Jobs Created – Follows Turnover Growth & Relocation to New Premises
21/12/20 Deltic Group 102 1,500 Leisure, hospitality, sports Acquired out of Administration by Danish-firm Rekom – 10 Venues to Close – 200 Redundancies Expected – 1300 Jobs Saved
22/12/20 Openreach 1750 34,246 IT and telecommunications Plans to Create 2500 Jobs across the UK – Investing in Electric Vehicles – Supporting Supply Chain
22/12/20 Allander Print 47 Business services Entered Administration – 40 Redundancies Made – Impacted by Pandemic
23/12/20 Starbucks 372 5,379 Leisure, hospitality, sports Creating 12 Jobs – Opening New Store in Scotland – Business Expansion

Region – Private sector  only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
London 10642 32.7% 2475 33.8%
Yorkshire and the Humber 9703 29.8% 135 1.9%
West Midlands 4898 15.1% 135 1.8%
North West 2811 8.6% 9 0.1%
South East 1991 6.1% 3291 44.9%
East Midlands 688 2.1% 0 0.0%
North East 509 1.6% 67 0.9%
South West 216 0.7% 0 0.0%
East of England 134 0.4% 183 2.5%
England Total 31592 97.1% 6295 86.0%
Scotland 496 1.5% 555 7.6%
Wales 418 1.3% 474 6.5%
Northern Ireland 38 0.1% 0 0.0%
United Kingdom Total 32544 100.0% 7324 100.0%

Sector Group – Private sector only

Job gains

Gain %

Job losses

Loss %
Property & Construction 9912 30.5% 373 5.1%
IT & telecommunications 5257 16.2% 0 0.0%
Health & veterinary services 5070 15.6% 0 0.0%
Retailing & Wholesaling 3921 12.0% 4693 64.0%
Electronics and electrical 3070 9.4% 67 0.9%
Aerospace & defence 1510 4.6% 195 2.7%
Banks & financial services 1184 3.6% 0 0.0%
Energy, utilities, waste 762 2.3% 0 0.0%
Business services 395 1.2% 197 2.7%
Vehicles & Components 360 1.1% 247 3.4%
Chemicals, pharmac & biotech 358 1.1% 9 0.1%
Transport & Storage 245 0.8% 378 5.2%
Engineering & Manufacturing 226 0.7% 500 6.8%
Leisure & hospitality 206 0.6% 485 6.6%
Food & Beverages 50 0.2% 180 2.5%
Media & publishing 18 0.1% 0 0.0%
Consumer goods & services 0 0.0% 0 0.0%
Total 32544 100.0% 7324 100%

A selection of organisations that experienced job movements during December 2020

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